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Practicing Resiliency While Our Kids are Watching

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s been how to pivot! We’ve gotten used to the fact that the unknown could be just around the corner. We’ve learned to roll with the punches when life throws the unexpected in our path. And hopefully, we’ve learned how to breathe and...

Choosing a Preschool

Choosing a Preschool

Now that a new year is underway, it’s time to start considering the options for your preschooler in the upcoming school year. Studies have...

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Autism Spectrum Disorder – Seeing Beyond the Diagnosis

Autism Spectrum Disorder – Seeing Beyond the Diagnosis

April is World Autism Month and you have probably been seeing a lot of information about Autism awareness. When it comes to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), awareness is important, but it is only part of the battle. As the incidence of ASD increases, we also need to...

Why do toddlers bite?

Many parents have had the misfortune of being on one side or the other of the toddler biting phenomenon. The verdict is still out whether it’s worse to have the child that has been bit or the one that’s doing the biting, but in either situation, parents are left...

A Day in the Life of the Moon Room

We’ve been making our way through All Stars Montessori and spending time in some of the classrooms to see what the children are busy doing. Most recently we got to spend some time with the preschoolers in the Moon Room. Their morning begins with group time and this...

All Stars Montessori would like to introduce … Maria Montessori

In honor of Montessori Education Week we thought we'd introduce you to the woman behind the method. Maria Montessori was an Italian physician that lived at the turn of the 20th century. She graduated from the University of Rome and became the first female physician in...

Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten

As we kick-off the month of February, Kindergarten enrollment is underway! If your child will be 5 years old before September 1st, you have probably already visited the school they will be attending and have started the registration process. And even if your child...

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Family Life & Parenting

Practicing Resiliency While Our Kids are Watching

Practicing Resiliency While Our Kids are Watching

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s been how to pivot! We’ve gotten used to the fact that the unknown could be just around the corner. We’ve learned to roll with the punches when life throws the unexpected in our path. And hopefully, we’ve learned how to breathe and...

Summer Break – The 2020 Version

June is almost here but the transition into summer for parents and kids is going to look a lot different this year. Typically by now you would’ve had the summer all planned out. Summer camps, trips up north, and plenty of play dates at the park. Since spring was...

Thanksgiving Fun for Kids

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and many of us will be getting together with family and friends to share a meal and enjoy quality time together. The adults will be content to fill their bellies and watch some football while they visit. But kids are harder to...

Bike Safety – The Rules of the Road

Summer is here and in neighborhoods everywhere children will be out riding their bikes. As motorists, we need to be extra vigilant in keeping our eyes open for kids on bikes. And as parents, we need to teach our little riders all about bike safety. It is never too...

Autism Spectrum Disorder – Seeing Beyond the Diagnosis

April is World Autism Month and you have probably been seeing a lot of information about Autism awareness. When it comes to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), awareness is important, but it is only part of the battle. As the incidence of ASD increases, we also need to...

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Community & All Stars

Choosing a Preschool

Choosing a Preschool

Now that a new year is underway, it’s time to start considering the options for your preschooler in the upcoming school year. Studies have shown that children who participate in some form of preschool programming experience social, emotional, physical and educational...

Fire Safety: Be Aware, Be Careful, and Be Prepared!

Did you know that fire is the third leading cause of death in children? And even though the number of deaths caused by fires each year is declining, even one death is too many. During the month of October, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) sponsors Fire...

The Minnesota Summer Finale

And just like that, the end of summer is just around the corner. It is time to start thinking about the grand finale of Minnesota Summer – “The Great Minnesota Get Together!” For over 130 years Minnesotans and others from around the country have made their way to the...

Farmer’s Market Fun

If you are the parent of a picky eater, you’ve probably tried your share of tricks to get them to eat their fruits and vegetables. From pleading and bargaining for them to take just one bite, to carefully disguising healthy foods in your child’s favorite dishes....

All Stars Montessori would like to introduce … Ms. Kasie!

All Stars Montessori would like to introduce you to Ms. Kasie. Ms. Kasie started as an Assistant Teacher working in all the age groups and she recently stepped into the full-time role of toddler teacher. She is a wonderful addition to the toddler team. Ms. Kasie lives...